Explore the many wonders of the Galapagos aboard the Yacht La Pinta. As the ship accommodates just 48 guests you can enjoy the additional attention and increased camaraderie that comes with travelling as part of a small group. Offering a range of itineraries that include four nights cruising around the Eastern Galapagos, four nights discovering the Northern Galapagos, and six nights exploring the Western Galapagos, you can choose the duration and destination to suit you.

Benefit from the knowledge of your experienced onboard naturalist guides during exciting excursions to explore the fascinating volcanic landscapes, spotting the region’s distinctive wildlife as you go. Back on board, those wanting to learn more can pop into one of the lectures. With all meals included, you can focus all of your energy on the adventure ahead, knowing that you’ll return to a delicious, fresh meal in the Dining Room. The cuisine makes the most of the region’s spectacular natural ingredients including seafood.

At the end of a day filled with discovery, rest your head above the waves in one of the spacious Double or Triple cabin to awaken each day to stunning Galapagos views from the floor-to-ceiling windows. If you’re travelling with a family or as part of a group, cabins can easily be interconnected for your comfort and peace of mind.

There are various route options around the Galapagos available, so you can choose your cruise based on your own interests.


4-night Northern Islands itinerary

Day 1 Baltra Island & Highlands, Santa Cruz Island

Day 2 Eden Islet & Sombrero Chino Islet

Day 3 Bartolomé Island & Sullivan Bay, Santiago Island

Day 4 Darwin Bay & Prince Philip’s Steps, Genovesa Island

Day 5 Disembark on Baltra Island

4-night Eastern Islands itinerary

Day 1 Baltra Island & South Plaza Island

Day 2 Coast of Santa Fe Island & Cerro Colorado Tortoise Habitat, Santa Fe Island

Day 3 Punta Pitt & Cerro Brujo, San Cristobal Island

Day 4 Punta Suarez & Gardner Bay, Española Island

Day 5 Charles Darwin Research Station, Santa Cruz Island & disembark at Baltra Island

6 night Western islands itinerary

Day 1 Baltra Island & North Seymour Island

Day 2 Punta Vicente Roca, Isabela Island & Punta Espinoza, Fernandina Island

Day 3 Urbina Bay & Tagus Cove, Isabela Island

Day 4 Rabida Island & Cerro Dragon, Santa Cruz Island

Day 5 Puerto Ayora & Charles Darwin Research Station, Santa Cruz Island

Day 6 Post Office Bay, Champion Islet & Punta Cormorant, Floreana Island

Day 7 Disembark on Baltra Island


Good to know

• Tipping is customary in Ecuador and is at your discretion. We recommend tipping at the end of your cruise
• Dry landings involve guests stepping from the dinghy onto rocks or a dock
• Wet landings involve guests stepping into knee deep water and wading ashore
• This cruise is not suitable for those with mobility problems
• The itineraries are subject to late amendments due to seasonal changes in the wildlife, weather or changes in government regulation
• The Galapagos National Park fee and tourist card are included in the cost of the holiday

• A level of fitness is required for walks and wet landings


Cruise dates

• 4-night Eastern Islands itinerary - fortnightly on Thursday • 4-night Northern Islands itinerary - fortnightly on Monday • 6-night Western Islands itinerary - fortnightly on Friday

Included in price

• All meals
• Soft drinks
• Wet suits
• Transfers in the Galapagos and to and from Quito or Guayaquil hotels
• Wi-Fi (in certain areas)
• Natural history lectures
• Consultations with the onboard Medical Officer
• Shore excursions